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Moses Malone dies


NBA great Moses Malone dies at 60

Hall of Fame inductee Moses Eugene Malone was a three-time NBA MVP, Hall of Famer and 13-time All-Star. Malone went straight to pro after graduating high school and starred in both leagues: the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association.

He ranked seventh all-time in scoring with 29,580 total points; third all-time with 17,834 rebounds and 23rd all-time with 1,889 blocks.

His first pro season, he played with the ABA’s Utah Stars (1974-75 ). The next season, he played with the ABA’s Spirits of St. Louis before launching his NBA career where played for the Buffalo Braves (1976), Houston Rockets (1976-82), Philadelphia 76ers (1982-86 and 1993-94), Washington Bullets (1986-88), Atlanta Hawks (1988-91), Milwaukee Bucks (1991-93) and San Antonio Spurs (1994-95).

A resident of Houston, it’s reported Malone died in his sleep from an apparent heart attack.

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